Fundamental Rights / Civil Liberties

Portrait of Thai royal insult exile sold to help activists

Portrait of Thai royal insult exile sold to help activists

Published 19/02/2018

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A portrait of a prominent critic of the Thai monarchy was sold in an online auction for $6,745, which will go into [more…]

Students plan protests, Washington march, to demand gun control…

Students plan protests, Washington march, to demand gun control…

Published 19/02/2018

A senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School weeps in front of a cross and Star of David for shooting victim Meadow Pollack while a [more…]

U.S. court says Trump travel ban unlawfully discriminates against…

U.S. court says Trump travel ban unlawfully discriminates against…

Published 15/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Protesters gather outside the Trump Building at 40 Wall St. to take action against America’s refugee ban in New York City, U.S., March [more…]

Data overload: commodity hedge funds close as computers dominate

Data overload: commodity hedge funds close as computers dominate

Published 12/02/2018

Chocfinger made his name and his money by taking bold bets on cocoa markets. But after nearly four decades of trading, sometimes winning, sometimes losing, Anthony Ward threw in the towel. [more…]

Philippines says more than 2,200 citizens in Kuwait want to go home

Philippines says more than 2,200 citizens in Kuwait want to go home

Published 12/02/2018

Filipino workers who were repatriated from Kuwait take part in a dialogue with a Department of Labour official at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Paranaque, [more…]

Republican Pennsylvania leaders submit plan for redrawing congressiona

Republican Pennsylvania leaders submit plan for redrawing congressiona

Published 12/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A voter leaves the polling booth during the U.S. presidential election in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 8, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File Photo (In this [more…]

Maldives minister resigns to protest government response to Supreme co

Maldives minister resigns to protest government response to Supreme co

Published 05/02/2018

MALE (Reuters) - The Maldives’ state health minister said on Monday he has resigned from the administration of President Abdulla Yameen in protest against the [more…]

China rebuffs U.S. criticism of relations with oil-rich Venezuela

China rebuffs U.S. criticism of relations with oil-rich Venezuela

Published 05/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza (2nd L) talks with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi (2nd R) during a meeting at the Ministry [more…]

Timberlake back at Super Bowl halftime, no wardrobe malfunctions

Timberlake back at Super Bowl halftime, no wardrobe malfunctions

Published 05/02/2018

Justin Timberlake posed for a selfie, paid tribute to music legend Prince and played it safe at a halftime Super Bowl performance on Sunday, returning to the gig where he and Janet Jackson introduced "wardrobe malfunction" to the American lexicon. [more…]

Indonesian police investigate detention of transgender women in Aceh

Indonesian police investigate detention of transgender women in Aceh

Published 02/02/2018

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia’s national police chief has ordered an investigation into the detention of 12 transgender women in the province of Aceh, [more…]